Lot 220: (COSTA RICA.) Peralta, Manuel de. Atlas Historico-Geografico la Republica de Costa-Rica.
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (COSTA RICA.) Peralta, Manuel de. Atlas Historico-Geografico la Republica de Costa-Rica. 2 color lithographed maps by Peralta, 24 folding or double-page lithographic reproductions of earlier maps, 11 blank map copyist sheets, two with manuscript additions. 4to, original cloth backed printed paper board portfolio, boards separated and worn, portfolio wraps detached but present. Madrid, 1890
Notes: Author''s ink inscription on inside pastedown to famed botanist and geographer Henri Pittier, whose collection of tens of thousands of plant specimens in the lower Americas was a major contribution to the field of botany: "A Monsieur Henri Pittier, Hommage affectueux au naturaliste et au géographe. Manuel de Peralta, Nov, 1899."